Alexander Building exterior, April 2007
The Alexander Building, Thornlea, 2007

Alexander Building

Thornlea, New North Road, Exeter EX4 4LA

Officially opened in July 2007, the Alexander Building at Thornlea is a state-of-the-art facility which the Drama Department has exclusive use of.

The links below allow you to see some of the key points. You can also take the Virtual Tour of the Department, or browse through the photos below.

Opening times

The Thornlea buildings are open from 8.30am - 9pm Monday - Friday during term times. In vacations, the buildings close at 5pm. Drama students need their University Card to access the buildings after 5pm during term-time.


Unfortunately parking is not available for students. Visitors may park, subject to space being available, and must sign in at reception and request a visitors permit AND pay & display a ticket. The pay & display machine is next to the reception desk.


Find more information about the building's accessibility, on the DisabledGo site.

Alexander Building